Adaptations always rest on the precipice between fans of the source and everybody else. When taking any book and turning it into a film, moviemakers have to look at the actual events of the plot and then balance them against the intent of each event as it contributes to the story. Everyone involved in the … Continue reading

Zack Snyder directing Superman

According to Comic Book Resources, “Watchmen” and “300” director Zack Snyder has beat out the competition to direct Warner Bros’ new Superman movie. From their report: “As broken on The Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision blog, Warner Bros. Pictures has tapped director Zack Snyder to helm the next big screen installment of its “Superman” franchise. Snyder … Continue reading

Sexpo 2010: I came, I saw, I came s’more.

What more can I say about my first trip to Jo’burg’s annual Sexpo event? If you haven’t been, it’s probably not what you’re expecting at all. Not an affair in the grand tradition of pornography or those German VHSs you watched in the 90’s [Jason]. Think of Sexpo more like The Rand Show, except with … Continue reading